Segedunum Roman Fort, Baths and Museum

Segedunum Roman Fort, Baths and Museum
Buddle Street, Wallsend, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE28 6HR
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Dress to Kill - Masks, Helmets and Sandals

Recreate the mysterious look of the masked Roman riders and have a go at lacing up your sandals. When you’re ready why not join the Roman cavalry! Maximus will take on the role of Centurio Exercitator training the new recruits on the tactics used by Hadrian's horse riders before preparing them for a display of…

Excavated remains

Open: During museum opening hours Venue admission charge applies. Find out more. The remains at Segedunum represent one of the most completely excavated forts anywhere in the Roman Empire. The ground plan shows the Fort as it would have been laid out in AD 200. The walls and gateways, granary stores, soldiers…

Fri 24 Mar

Prices to be confirmed / 0191 278 4217

Sat 25 Mar

Sun 26 Mar

…and 54 more dates until 19 May

Hadrian's Wall Segedunum

Open: During museum opening hours Venue admission charge applies. Find out more. An 80 metre section of original remains of Hadrian's Wall, standing eight courses high in places, can be seen to the West of Segedunum. A reconstructed section of the wall, which gives an impression of how it may have looked 1,800…

Fri 24 Mar

Prices to be confirmed / 0191 278 4217

Sat 25 Mar

Sun 26 Mar

…and 54 more dates until 19 May

Harness Fittings and Bridle Bling

Taking inspiration from the impressive designs of the Cavalry harness fittings on display in Hadrian’s Cavalry Exhibition to create and craft enamel biscuits and badges. The relaxed session is for families with children who have disabilities or additional needs.

Horsing around

Sign up with Maximus as he takes on the role of Centurio Exercitator training the cavalry recruits as they learn about the tactics used by Hadrian's horse riders. See and handle a Roman cavalryman's equipment and see your little soldiers kitted up for action as Maximus prepares them for a display of horsemanship fit…

Lunchtime Talks

A series of lunchtime talks.

Make a mosaic

Come join us on… for a creative and colourful workshop where children will have the opportunity to design and make their very own mosaic coaster. We will be taking our inspiration from the objects on display in the Hadrian's Cavalry exhibition and in particular the Roman Cavalry Shields which would have been used. The…

Sat 15 Apr

Roman bath house

We apologise but the reconstructed bath house is currently closed due to problems with the roof. The original bath house remains can be seen during museum opening hours. Segedunum's Roman bath house is the only one of its kind in the country. The baths are a full sized reconstruction based on original remains…

Fri 24 Mar

Prices to be confirmed / 0191 278 4217

Sat 25 Mar

Sun 26 Mar

…and 54 more dates until 19 May

The Roman Gallery

Open: During museum opening hours Venue admission charge applies. Find out more. Discover what life at the Fort was like for the soldiers who lived there and explore the methods that archaeologists have used to uncover Segedunum's secrets. The centre of the Roman gallery is modelled on the courtyard of the…

Fri 24 Mar

Prices to be confirmed / 0191 278 4217

Sat 25 Mar

Sun 26 Mar

…and 54 more dates until 19 May

Strong Place

Open: During museum opening hours Venue admission charge applies. Find out more. Over nearly 2,000 years this area has been shaped by changes made by the people who have settled here - through their commnunity buildings and their industries such as shipbuilding and coalmining. Visual displays, interactives and…

Fri 24 Mar

Prices to be confirmed / 0191 278 4217

Sat 25 Mar

Sun 26 Mar

…and 54 more dates until 19 May

Talk: Roman Beauty Regime

Historian Jo Bath will deliver this third installment of four lunchtime talks. Learn about the fascinating rituals, recipes and routines practiced in Roman times, with handling items and tester pots to try! This talk is part of a monthly series: 15 February: Wallsend 5000 Years Ago 15 March: Wallsend 1000 Years…

Talk: Wallsend 200 Years Ago

Join archaeologist and historian John Castling for the final talk in this series, which examines Wallsend life in the 1800's at the start of the Industrial Revolution. This talk is part of a monthly series: 15 February: Wallsend 5000 Years Ago 15 March: Wallsend 1000 Years Ago 12 April: Roman Beauty Regime

The Viewing Tower

Open: During museum opening hours Venue admission charge applies. Find out more. The centrepiece of Segedunum is a 35 metre high viewing tower which gives stunning views of the excavated Fort, the river Tyne and the surrounding area. Set against this dramatic backdrop, watch 2,000 years of history unfold as an…

Fri 24 Mar

Prices to be confirmed / 0191 278 4217

Sat 25 Mar

Sun 26 Mar

…and 54 more dates until 19 May

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